Powerful Collaboration Tool
Hosted Microsoft Lync from NAN plays a vital role in your organization as a way for employees to stay connected and up-to-date. A hosted Microsoft Lync solution provides instant messaging, voice and video conferencing for your business. This type of solution is called a Unified Communications Platforms, which combines all three of these elements. It also integrates seamlessly with Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft Office. Microsoft Lync has its greatest value as a Hosted Solution because of the way its instant messaging and conferencing features assist a dispersed workforce (businesses with multiple offices or telecommuting employees or contractors) to collaborate and stay in touch.
Instant messaging has been around for years, and is a great way for people to communicate without using a phone. Lync offers users an enhanced IM experience that helps them communicate more efficiently. The IM feature lets users group their contacts by availability and group so that they know who is available.
Voice & Video Chat
Chat sessions transition to face-to-face meetings with a single click, instantly improving collaboration
Group chat combined with desktop sharing is a powerful tool to drive information sharing across your organization, particularly with employees located in different offices
A whiteboard is a blank page for notes, drawings, or imported images that meeting participants can work on together. When the session is over, you can save the product of your collaboration.
Traditional phones can end up costing businesses a lot of money in the long-run. With VoIP, you can make calls over the Internet.
Microsoft Lync makes conferencing much easier. Users can quickly create, manage, and join meetings. A hosted Microsoft Lync solution can be operated on both Windows and Mac platforms and works with Windows Phone, iPhone, iPad, and Android devices. So no matter what system or device your company uses, Lync can help you stay connected.
Organizations that subscribe to Hosted Microsoft Services from NAN retain control over the collaboration services they offer to users, but they do not have the operational burden of on-premises server software. With NAN multi-tenant hosted plans, Lync is hosted on multi-tenant servers that support multiple customers simultaneously. These servers are housed in SSAE 16 data centers and are accessible to users on a wide range of devices from inside a corporate network or over the Internet.